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This page contains obituaries or death notices (full or extract) of former Howard County residents.  If you have a notice you would like to add, please send to  Debby.

Thomas JESSUP (? - 1901)

1901, Nov 27 Obituary from Kokomo (IN) Tribune

Passing of Thomas Jessup. Veteran of the Civil War Passes Away at his home on Markland Ave.
Thomas Jessup, an honest, kind hearted old soldier, died Tuesday evening at his late home near Darrough Chapel on East Markland Avenue. The funeral will take place at the Darrough Chapel Thursday at 10 o'clock. The interment will be had in Albright Cemetery.

Mrs. Mattie Jane MATLOCK JOHNSON (c 1865-1938)

Submitter: Todd Maddock (601 22nd Ave. Lewiston, Idaho 83501)

"Death closed the life of Mrs. Mattie Jane MATLOCK JOHNSON, age 73, early Monday mornin(g). She succumbed at the Good Samaritan hospital at 3:30 o'clock of complications from which she has suffered for the past six months.
She was removed from her home, 311 North Union Street, to the hospital two weeks ago. Funeral services will be held at the Ellers mortuary at 2:30 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon..... Burial will follow at Crown Point cemetery...
Surviving are the husband, Louis JOHNSON; two sons, Merrill MATLOCK of Kokomo, and Leon MATLOCK of Indianapolis and a brother Charles SLOAN of Kokomo.
She was a member of the First United Brethren church and was a past president of the Howard Count chapter of American War Mothers."
From the Kokomo Daily Tribune October 3, 1938 (Monday)


Kokomo Tribune - after 7 Dec 1942

Age: 61
Died: 7 pm Monday, 7 Dec 1942 at St. Joseph Hospital, Ft. Wayne - patient at hospital for 11 weeks.
Married: John L. JOHNSON
Born: in Noblesville [no date or parents listed]
Survivors: husband; 2 children by former marriage, Mrs. Madeline SMITH & Thomas DEMPSEY; 3 sisters, Dr. Gertrude MCKINNEY, Dr. Laura GRANT and "one residing in Detroit, MI" [not named]; one brother, Mark HAMMOND.
Funeral Home: S.C. Moore; awaiting funeral arrangements. NOTE: a separate notice from 10 Dec 1942 = funeral services held at St. Patrick's Catholic church and "body taken to Noblesville for burial" [no cemetery listed]

John Charles JORDAN (1858 - 1942)

Kokomo Tribune - after 19 Dec 1942

Name: John Charles JORDAN
Age: 84
Died: Sat, 19 Dec 1942, at his home in Madison Twp [Tipton County]
Born: 23 Mar 1858, son of Milligan & Luisa (TURNER) JORDAN
Married: Harriet RICHARDS in 1880 - she died 8 years prior [1934]
Survivors: 4 children: Mrs. Minne REDMON, Mrs. Nellie THARP, Walter JORDAN & Mrs. Annie E. INNIS; 3 half-siblings, Walter RICHARDS, Marble RICHARDS and Mrs. Nancy DAVIS.
Funeral Services: not announced. 

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